Originally Published on Jun 5, 2014 Hana pa’ a — If you only watch one of these,WATCH THIS ONE ! This was one of the best battles I’ve had for a fish under 50 lbs. www.bradsreefripper.com Music by Devo Whip It Good
Originally Published on Oct 13, 2014 Jake Matsumoto lands a nice one! [Admin: Talk about barely hooked!  Watch what happens right after they land this fish.  Nice catch, tag, and release.]
Originally Uploaded on Jul 29, 2011 Fishing the 400 fathom line out of Honokohau Harbor in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Very fortunate to get one, but sad to land only one Mahimahi out of the forty or so that were under my kayak.
Originally Published on Oct 30, 2014 Action battle at its finest… [Admin: This is actually Part 3 of his battle with this Ulua, but I opted to leave out the middle section.  You’ll have to pardon the swearing, which he does a lot of, otherwise a pretty good video.  The bad thing about it, as after all that, you don’t get to actually SEE the fish!]
Originally Published on Oct 30, 2014 Had sometime before my 0900 meeting at Eleele School. Whipping with Brads Reef Ripper..Fenwick 6’10” MH, stradic 8KFJ with PP 65..we looking for a GT that’s over 25#. This video is divided in 3 parts…the strike, the landing and the release. you can watch all 3 or select which ones. Its Action at its finest with small gear and brute strength and looking for surges and landing it…was a battle in itself!!! For those thinking that the Fenwick is a freshwater rod….think again after this “Battle” [Admin: a) You’ll notice this guy grunts, groans, [More]
Originally Published on Jul 29, 2014 1st place fish for the Hilo Casting Club Summer Classic Music:  “Passenger (Phetsta Remix)” by The Wonderland Jounals (Google Play • iTunes • eMusic • AmazonMP3)
Originally Published on Jun 5, 2014 Hana pa’ a — If you only watch one of these,WATCH THIS ONE ! This was one of the best battles I’ve had for a fish under 50 lbs. www.bradsreefripper.com Music by Devo Whip It Good
Originally Published on Oct 20, 2013 Went to the North Shore did some fishing. A little catch and release. And a little swimming. [Admin: Fun video, but I’m going to take this opportunity to point out some “not to do’s”, only because its easy to see in this video.  #1: When the fish is pulling line off the spool, STOP reeling.  Continuing to reel while line is being pulled out is what creates line twist. #2: Don’t overfill your spool.  At some point, he will have a bird’s nest come off his reel because of the combination of overfilling the [More]
Originally Published on Jul 9, 2014 Hanapa’a off a catamaran kayak. [Admin: Notice that at one point he has 3 hook-ups!  Obviously, he can only handle one at a time, but it looked like he still had a second one on the line when he lands the first one.  Pretty cool!]
Originally Published on Aug 19, 2012 Catching an Omilu on the Big Island, Omilu fishing in south Kona with live Oama. catch and release.
Originally Uploaded on Aug 2, 2010 Napali coast of Kauai Hawaii. Got action on the troll and whipping the many reefs and points with my 1/2 oz. rig. Mark White Lures [Watch how close to shore this ulua hits!]
Originally Published Sep 28, 2013 Pulling in a nice striped trevally in Maui, Hawaii.  What a beautiful place!